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Real Madrid vs Napoli Live Score and Commentary

Real Madrid
FT
3 - 1
AGG 2 - 6
Napoli *
K. Benzema 18'
T. Kroos 49'
Casemiro 54'
8' L. Insigne
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Job done for Real Madrid, as they responded well to going a goal down after Lorenzo Insigne gave Napoli the lead. Benzema restored parity in the first half, before Real tore into the visitors in the second half as Kroos and Casemiro give Real a promising lead to take to the second leg at the Stadio San Paolo.

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FT: Real Madrid 3-1 Napoli
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90+2' ALMOST! Koulibaly is caught out yet again, with Lucas Vazquez pouncing on the ball from his poor pass. Raul Albiol comes across to bail his partner out, and spare Napoli the blushes.
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90' 3 minutes of added time.
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88' Not much happening as Real Madrid have effectively killed off the game, taking their time with free kicks and passing he ball around in midfield.
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85' OH WHAT A CHANCE! Real should really have put this tie to bed. Koulibaly loses the ball to Morata, who drives down the right wing and finds Ronaldo in the box. The Portuguese superstar does superbly to reverse the ball to Marcelo on the overlap and with the goal at his mercy, his shot goes inches wide of the far post.
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84' Arkadiusz Milik makes his long awaited return, coming on to replace Marek Hamsik
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83' CLOSE! Kroos goes short from a right wing corner, cutting it to Modric on the edge of the box, with the Croat's strike going narrowly over the bar.
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82' Alvaro Morata comes on to replace Karim Benzema
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81' GOAAA.... NOO! Jose Callejon turns the ball in from an offside position from Insigne's header.
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79'Jose Callejon is tripped on the counter by Casemiro, but he escapes a booking.
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76' James Rodriguez gets applauded as he comes off to be replaced by Lucas Vazquez
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76' Mertens goes into the book for a late challenge on Casemiro
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75' Zielinski goes off to be replaced by Allan
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73' GREAT SAVE! Toni Kroos produces a lovely reverse pass to find James making an intelligent run into the box. The Colombian takes a first time shot with his left foot on the turn, but Reina sticks out an arm to deny a certain goal.
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73' Lucas Vazquez and Iscao are warming up on the touchline - will Zidane offer them a chance too?
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71' Sergio Ramos gets a standing ovation as he comes off to be replaced by Pepe. He seems to have picked up a slight knock.
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70' Good keeping! James sends in a peach of a cross from the right to Benzema at the far post, but Reina comes out to make an important claim. As Napoli counter, Insigne sends Mertens through on the left side of the box, but Navas is out smartly to deny the Belgian from a narrow angle.
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68' OH WHAT A CHANCE! Diawara chips an incredible diagonal to Callejon on the right side of the box. The Spaniard intelligently lays it off to Mertens in the box, and with the goal at his mercy, Mertens blazes his effort narrowly over the bar.
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66' HOW DID HE MISS? Bread and butter for Ronaldo that! Benzema makes a mug of Hysaj on the wing and sends a low cross to Ronaldo in the box. The Portuguese star is in space and opts for a first time shot, but cannot even get it on target, blazing his strike well over.
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64' SHOT! Koulibaly clears Ronaldo's cross to Marcelo on the edge of the box. He hammers a powerful volley aimed at the top corner, but it seems like that's something only Casemiro can do...
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62' POOR! Ghoulam goes for a direct free-kick with his left foot, but the Algerian overhits his strike, going well over the top corner.
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61' Marcelo goes through the back of Callejon's knee and gives away a cheap free kick about 25 yards from goal. Mertens and Ghoulam step up to take the set-piece.
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59' LUCKY! Mertens controls a long ball forward, and then heads it past Varane on the run, only for Ramos to shield the ball away from him with Mertens tugging him back and fouling him in frustration. 
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57' Napoli have regrouped after conceding their third, with Ghoulam sending in a tempting cross from the left to Mertens and Callejon in the box, only for Navas to intercept.
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54' I DO NOT BELIEVE MY EYES! An absolute stunner from Casemiro! Albiol gets a block in the box, with the ball falling to Casemiro on the edge of the box. He hammers a first-time volley into the top corner, leaving Reina no chance. Real Madrid 3-1 Napoli
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54' GOAL CASEMIRO!!
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53' SHOT! James takes the corner short, before the ball is worked to Marcelo about 30 yards from goal. The Brazilian's second effort at channeling his inner Roberto Carlos is much better, but the hammer of a strike flies over.
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53' Napoli are on the ropes here, as Modric and James indulge in some swift passing down the right wing, before earning a corner. James to take.
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52' Luka Modric goes into the book for catching Hamsik's ankle in a mistimed sliding tackle.
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49' WHAT A WELL WORKED GOAL! Cristiano Ronaldo does superbly to get past Koulibaly on the right byline, before cutting a perfect ball back to Kroos on the edge of the box. The German responded with a pinpoint finish into the bottom corner, almost passing the ball into the net. Real Madrid 2-1 Napoli
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49' GOAL TONI KROOS!!!
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47' An early foul given away by Marcelo, who bumps into Hysaj. Strangely Napoli opt against putting the ball in the box. The move nearly works, as Hamsik plays Mertens through down the middle, only for him to miss collecting the pass by a matter of inches.
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46' AND WE'RE OFF! Napoli get us underway in the second half, kicking off from left to right.
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The teams are back out on the pitch. Kickoff in the second half is moments away - what can we expect?
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Minutes to go before the second half starts - stay tuned!
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HT: Real Madrid 1-1 Napoli
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44' Replays show Reina did not get a touch on Benzema's shot, which cannoned off the upright and out for the corner. The Frenchman really ought to have put Real Madrid ahead there.
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43' HE SHOULD SCORE! Varane has a free header in the box from the corner, but makes a mess of his header, with Reina collecting the ball.
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42' OOOOOH WHAT A CHANCE! Cristiano Ronaldo bursts down the right wing and sends a superb low cross to Benzema in the box. The Frenchman tries to chip the ball over Reina, but the Spaniard gets a touch and puts it out for a corner.
8'
L. Insigne
assist: M. Hamšík
Sergio Ramos
17'
K. Benzema
assist: Daniel Carvajal
18'
38'
P. Zieliński
T. Kroos
assist: Cristiano Ronaldo
49'
L. Modrić
52'
Casemiro
54'
Pepe
Sergio Ramos
71'
75'
Allan
P. Zieliński
76'
D. Mertens
Lucas Vázquez
J. Rodríguez
76'
Álvaro Morata
K. Benzema
81'
83'
A. Milik
M. Hamšík
Tournament UEFA Champions League 2016-17 - 8th Finals
Stadium Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
Match time Thu, 16 Feb, 01:15 AM
Napoli (4-3-3)
Maurizio Sarri (Manager)
1
K. Navas
12
Marcelo
4
Sergio Ramos
5
R. Varane
2
Daniel Carvajal
8
T. Kroos
14
Casemiro
19
L. Modrić
7
Cristiano Ronaldo
9
K. Benzema
10
J. Rodríguez
25
Pepe Reina
31
F. Ghoulam
26
K. Koulibaly
33
Albiol
2
E. Hysaj
17
M. Hamšík
42
A. Diawara
20
P. Zieliński
24
L. Insigne
14
D. Mertens
7
José Callejón
Napoli (4-3-3)
Maurizio Sarri (Manager)
Real Madrid Subs
3
Pepe
6
Nacho
13
Kiko Casilla
16
M. Kovačić
17
Lucas Vázquez
21
Álvaro Morata
22
Isco
Napoli Subs
1
Rafael
4
E. Giaccherini
5
Allan
8
Jorginho
11
C. Maggio
19
N. Maksimović
99
A. Milik
50% POSSESSION 50%
20 SHOTS 8
6 SHOTS ON GOAL 2
9 FOULS 12
5 CORNERS 1
7 OFFSIDES 1
2 YELLOW CARDS 2
0 RED CARDS 0
1 SAVES 3
D'oh! No data available
Points Table
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
1 Arsenal 6 4 2 0 12 14
2 Paris Saint-Germain 6 3 3 0 6 12
3 PFC Ludogorets 1947 Razgrad 6 0 3 3 -9 3
4 FC Basel 1893 6 0 2 4 -9 2
1 Napoli 6 3 2 1 3 11
2 SL Benfica 6 2 2 2 0 8
3 Beşiktaş JK 6 1 4 1 -5 7
4 FC Dynamo Kyiv 6 1 2 3 2 5
1 Barcelona 6 5 0 1 16 15
2 Manchester City 6 2 3 1 2 9
3 Borussia M'gladbach 6 1 2 3 -7 5
4 Celtic 6 0 3 3 -11 3
1 Atlético Madrid 6 5 0 1 5 15
2 Bayern München 6 4 0 2 8 12
3 FK Rostov 6 1 2 3 -6 5
4 PSV Eindhoven 6 0 2 4 -7 2
1 AS Monaco 6 3 2 1 2 11
2 Bayer Leverkusen 6 2 4 0 4 10
3 Tottenham Hotspur 6 2 1 3 0 7
4 PFK CSKA Moskva 6 0 3 3 -6 3
1 Borussia Dortmund 6 4 2 0 12 14
2 Real Madrid 6 3 3 0 6 12
3 KP Legia Warszawa 6 1 1 4 -15 4
4 Sporting Clube Portugal 6 1 0 5 -3 3
1 Leicester City 6 4 1 1 1 13
2 FC Porto 6 3 2 1 6 11
3 FC København 6 2 3 1 5 9
4 Brugge KV 6 0 0 6 -12 0
1 Juventus 6 4 2 0 9 14
2 Sevilla 6 3 2 1 4 11
3 Olympique Lyonnais 6 2 2 2 2 8
4 GNK Dinamo Zagreb 6 0 0 6 -15 0
Last updated: Feb 16, 2017 03:06